Interlaken holiday region
Jura & Three-Lakes
Mountains for excursions
Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe
Gantrisch Nature Park
Diemtigtal Nature Park
Chasseral Nature Park
Skiing & snowboarding
Winter hiking & snowshoeing
Top4 – The Bernese ski pass
The Bernese bear’s best holiday tips
Summer & Autumn
Summer and autumn offers
Food & drink
Art & culture
Social programmes & incentives
Plan your trip
Arrivals & transport
Public transport offers and travel passes
Operating hours of mountain railways in winter
Sustainability in the Region of Bern
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Food & drink
Food & drink
Numbers don’t lie: With more than 1200 Gault Millau points as well as regional and international specialities, the Canton of Bern is a magnet for gourmets.
Treat yourself to a meal at a Gault Millau rated restaurant. We have put together ten top restaurant tips for connoisseurs. In the Bern holiday region, you're guaranteed to experience culinary delights of the highest order.
Discover our lovely waterside restaurants. The culinary options are vast and make for a splendid day when combined with an excursion.
Sunday brunch tips
Brunch comes in many different forms in the Region of Bern. It's available at mountaintop restaurants in the Alps and at a castle by the lake. Every time, the buffet is worth the journey.
Tips for enjoying your fondue
A cheese fondue always tastes good: in a dining room, at a restaurant – or in a carriage and in a snow house.
Barbecue your own fish, dine under papaya trees, sample local cheeses, bake meringues: the culinary experiences in the Region of Bern are so wide-ranging that everyone will be certain to find something to their liking.
Bern's beer brewers
No matter what type of craft beers you like: the diversity of Bern's brewing culture leaves nothing to be desired. Discover a wide selection of breweries here.
Drinks to suit any mood!
Tradition meets innovation – we’ll drink to that! The wine presses in the Region of Bern produce some fine vintages; it’s also where exquisite mineral waters are bottled, too. Meanwhile, ingenious brains have been busy working on innovations.
Everyone knows what a cheese fondue is. But the Region of Bern has many more food specialities on offer: from ginger liqueur to Mandelbärli and Ragusa chocolate. And while some are easy to find, others take a bit of finding.
What is so special about Bernese plait and caramel custard? They are all fine Bernese culinary specialities! Try out these delicious recipes.
Brunch in Bern